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Hanoi-inspired international photography contest launched

The event to launch the international photo contest 'Proud of Hanoi' on October 18. Photo: VNA
An international art photograph contest titled “Tu hao Ha Noi” (Proud of Hanoi) was launched in the capital city on October 18.

The competition is jointly held by the city’s Department of Culture and Sports, the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists (VAPA), the Department of Fine Arts, Photography and Exhibition (APE), and the Hanoi Association of Photographic Artists.

Photos must capture the beauty of Hanoi and Hanoians and convey messages themed around either “Thang Long, Hanoi a thousand years of culture”, “the Heroic Capital”, “the city for peace”, “Hanoi: integration and development”, or “Hanoi-Green-Clean-Beautiful.”

Both amateur and professional photographers in Vietnam and overseas are eligible to submit their works. Each contestant is allowed to send a maximum of two entries which can include either a single photo or a collection of five to eight photos

The organisers will accept submissions on the websites or from November 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.

The award ceremony and exhibition of winning photos will take place in downtown Hanoi in October next year.